Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Petermann-Glacier-Before-Calving-27MZIFIKTHRB.htmlConceptually similarIce Island Calves off Petermann GlacierGP025K3Completed★★★★Ice Island Calves off Petermann GlacierGP025K1Completed★★★★Petermann Glacier in GreenlandGP01S25Completed★★★★Humboldt Glacier in GreenlandGP01T5HCompleted★★★★Petermann Glacier in GreenlandGP01RWTCompleted★★★★★★Dr Jason Box on Petermann GlacierGP01S2BCompleted★★★★Dr Jason Box on Petermann GlacierGP01S2CCompleted★★★★Dr Jason Box on Petermann GlacierGP01S2DCompleted★★★★Scorched Pacific NorthwestGP0STPDC8Completed★★★★View AllGP025K2Petermann Glacier Before CalvingPrior to the large ice island calving off Petermann Glacier, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite captured this natural-color image of Petermann on July 28, 2010. Eight days after this image was taken, an enormous chunk of ice, roughly 97 square miles (251 square kilometers) in size, broke off the Petermann Glacier along the northwestern coast of Greenland.Locations:Greenland-Petermann Glacier-Western GreenlandDate:28 Jul, 2010Credit:© NASA / Jesse Allen / Robert SimmonMaximum size:2000px X 2000pxRestrictions:IMAGE IS IN PUBLIC DOMAIN. NO SALES. CAN BE DISTRIBUTED FREELY SUBJECT TO NASA's Earth Observatory image use policy:http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/ImageUse/Keywords:Aerial view-Climate (campaign title)-Climate change impacts-Glacier melt-Glaciers-Ice-KWCI (GPI)-NASA-Public Domain (license type)-Satellite ImagesShoot:Satellite Images of Petermann GlacierImages taken from the NASA site, Earth Observatory, which show the iceberg calved off the Petermann glacier. The iceberg broke away on the 5th August 2010 and these pictures were taken on the days leading up to and after the event.